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  • We are really lucky.  Stephanie has agreed to chronicle her journey at Force Barbell for one year.  She is going to let you all know what is good, bad, ugly, and hopefully wonderful at Force Barbell. Stephanie, age 41, lives in Noblesville, Indiana, with her husband and three children ages 7, 5 and 1. She […]

  • If you’re a weightlifter, you have probably heard that you should be able to Jerk more than you Clean. For a lot of us that doesn’t seem to be the case. As with the Clean and Snatch, there are some very common mistakes that lifters make. Fixing them can lead to easy kilos on the […]

  • Let’s face it. The snatch is just about the hardest movement you can do in the gym. So many people see the movement pattern done  by professionals and try to emulate it as best they can, but they simply don’t have the correct motor program  to perform  like the pros. Im going to give you […]

  • Before I get started, I want to say that making a monster athlete takes more work, more preparation, and more monitoring than just writing out the programs for the week. Simply getting people moving and having them improve in the various areas of fitness is great for the fitness enthusiast, but for the competitive Crossfit athlete this […]

  • In part 1 of this article, I talked about the need to recover from training sessions. In terms of a CrossFit athlete, it is very common for them to think more is always better. As you know by now, that is not always the case. Stressing your body over and over, accumulating more stress over […]

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3 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Jerk

If you’re a weightlifter, you have probably heard that you should be able to Jerk more than you Clean. For a lot of us that […]

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One Year At Force Barbell

We are really lucky.  Stephanie has agreed to chronicle her journey at Force Barbell for one year.  She is going to let you all know […]